JOK Notebook

Rabbits and Rebellions

I ended the last blog by mentioning a wonderful piece of art:  

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On Deck

Essay 1154 on 拒 (to refuse) Is Coming Next

Here's what you can expect next on Joy o' Kanji:

June 28: essay 1154 on  (to refuse)

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What's New

Now Out: Essay 2086 on 梨 (Pear) and 5 New-Monics

The 339th essay has posted! Essay 2086 on 梨 (pear) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

The Japanese pear is tough and spotted, inspiring fun terms that implicitly compare rough-hewn or polka-...

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JOK Notebook

Lost in the Leaves

Let's start with a quiz. What do you think this term could mean:

余談 (よだん)     surplus + talk

a. talkative
b. gossip
c. inability to write concisely
d. digression

I'll block the answer with a preview of the...

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On Deck

Essay 2086 on 梨 (Pear) Is Coming Next

Here's what you can expect next on Joy o' Kanji:

June 21: essay 2086 on 梨 (pear)

June 28: essay 1154 on ...

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